Elk River Housing and Redevelopment Authority

Three people have been reappointed to city boards by the Elk River City Council. •Larry Toth was reappointed to a term on the Housing and Redevelopment Authority ending Dec. 31, 2018. Toth is retired. •Jayne Dietz and Kathleen Tracy were reappointed to the Library Board. Their terms both expire Dec. 31, 2016. Dietz is a […]

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Stewart Wilson has been re-elected chair of the Elk River Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) for 2013. Wilson was elected by his fellow HRA members at the first meeting of the year, Jan. 7. Wilson has also applied to be a council member to fill out the remainder of the term vacated by Nick Zerwas […]

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•Click here to read about Dennis Chuba, who has been appointed to the Elk River HRA. by Joni Astrup Associate editor After serving on the Elk River Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) since 2001, Jean Lieser did not seek reappointment. Her term ends Dec. 31. Dennis Chuba has been appointed to replace her. HRA Chairman […]

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•Click here to read about outgoing HRA member Jean Lieser. by Joni Astrup Associate editor Dennis Chuba has been appointed to a five-year term on the Elk River Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA). He replaces Jean Lieser, who did not seek reappointment. Chuba is in construction sales with Chuba Home Improvement in Elk River. He […]

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Click here to read more about the plan. Click here to see the proposed plan itself. by Joni Astrup Associate editor Elk River Council Member Paul Motin has come out strongly against a long-range plan for downtown. He cast the lone ‘no’ vote when the Elk River Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) approved the plan […]

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Click here to read about Paul Motin’s objections to the downtown plan. by Joni Astrup Associate editor A new plan for downtown Elk River designed in part to strengthen the area in anticipation of future changes to Highway 10 has been approved by the Elk River Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA). Ultimately, the state intends […]

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by Joni Astrup Associate editor All 67 apartments at Granite Shores in downtown Elk River have been rented, but filling the main-floor commercial space has proven more difficult. Jim Soderberg of Granite Shores said they are considering converting some, but not all, of the commercial space into eight apartments. In an appearance Oct. 1 before […]

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Click here to read about the median income in Elk River. Click here to read about the ups and downs of home building in Elk River since 2000. by Joni Astrup Associate editor Elk River has more than enough vacant residential lots ready for construction of new homes, but there is a demand for additional rental housing. […]

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Work started this week on a new parking lot with amenities in downtown Elk River. A one-way alley from Main Street to parking areas behind Jackson Avenue businesses was closed Wednesday, May 23, and equipment began working on the new parking lot. The Elk River Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) had voted earlier this month […]

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